- a Hebrew prophet of the 7th cent.
- the book of his prophecies: abbrev. Zep, Zeph, or Zp
Origin of ZephaniahClassical Hebrew (language) tsefanya, literally , the Lord has hidden ; from tsafan, to hide + ya, God
A Hebrew prophet of the seventh century BC.
Origin of ZephaniahHebrew &slowdot;&schwa;panyah, Yahweh has treasured : &slowdot;apan, &slowdot;&schwa;pan, he has hidden, treasured; see &slowdot;pn in Semitic roots + yah, Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots.
See Table at Bible.
Origin of ZephaniahAfter Zephaniah.